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NBA Faces Dilemma: Ja Morant’s Latest Firearm Incident

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In a startling turn of events, the Memphis Grizzlies' rising star, Ja Morant, finds himself embroiled in controversy once again. Just months after a highly publicized incident Read more


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Harnessing AI for Creative Innovation: cutting through AI hype and misconceptions for creators
June 7, 2023

Live Broadcast 3 PM CT on 6/8   Harnessing AI for Creators: Cutting Through AI Hype and Misconceptions   Register Now   In this episode of B2B Weekly, we delve deep into the world of AI and how it is impacting creators. Gavin Purcell joins host Tim Maitland to break down the hype around AI […]

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Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees
Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees: Tips from TreeNewal
June 7, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he examines the aftermath of lightning damage on a pecan tree. In this insightful video, Wes highlights the path taken by the lightning bolt through the tree, causing superheating of the water inside. The resulting vapor expansion creates visible damage to the tree. The tree’s survival […]

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Transforming Coverage to Meet Healthcare Needs with SCAN Health Plan
June 7, 2023

John Petito, SVP of Transformation at SCAN Health Plan joins the podcast to share his story and how his work is helping enable new types of healthcare coverage for diverse populations. Join us to hear how Health Plans are beginning to evolve their approach to addressing the needs of older adults and the LGBTQ+ community […]

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NBA Faces Dilemma: Ja Morant’s Latest Firearm Incident
May 18, 2023

In a startling turn of events, the Memphis Grizzlies’ rising star, Ja Morant, finds himself embroiled in controversy once again. Just months after a highly publicized incident where he brandished a firearm in a video posted on social media, Morant has seemingly repeated his behavior. Sports enthusiasts and fans of the NBA are left questioning […]

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Can Applying Physics Theory to Basketball Give Teams An Edge? Expert Opinion On The Science
April 5, 2023

A team of physicists at Cornell University think they are onto something that will change the game of basketball forever. Led by graduate student Jaron Barron, the team has been working on a revolutionary approach to the game by applying density-functional fluctuation theory (DFFT), a physics theory. Their data model shows that this strategy […]

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Outlining the Future of the Harlem Globetrotters While Honoring its Roots
February 25, 2022

The role in which The Harlem Globetrotters played in the desegregation of sports, especially in the NBA, cannot be understated. In 1948 and 1949, The Globetrotters stunned the sports world by twice defeating the World Champion Minneapolis Lakers of the NBA. Many of basketball’s most famous names, from Wilt Chamberlain to Fred’ Curly’ Neal […]

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The Road to Becoming a Maverick of Sponsorships
October 19, 2021

Corporate sponsorships have been a key source of revenue for professional sports teams. However, the era of buying a sign is no more. Now, it’s all about the experience. Game Changers host Katie Steinberg chatted with Michael Mattocks, Senior Director of Corporate Sponsorships for the Dallas Mavericks, to get his insights. Mattocks has a unique career […]

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What Makes an NBA Sponsorship a Slam Dunk?
October 5, 2021

If you have turned on an NBA game these past couple of seasons one thing has probably caught your eye on players jerseys in fact might have even prompted you to pull out your phone and do a quick Google search. Those patches….. team sponsors similar to what see you in Nascar and soccer […]

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Kentucky Mens Basketball Locks in a New Recovery Technology Partner
December 18, 2020

Athletes push their bodies to the limits, needing the best options for recovery. Technology is now revolutionizing this. Hyperice offers percussion technology to relieve muscle pain, stiffness, and soreness. After working with the NBA and other professional leagues, the company announced its first collegiate partnership with Kentucky. The brand believes this will be a “platform to jump […]

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Being Thankful for Sports in an Unusual Year
November 25, 2020

The fans remember the highlights but the franchises remember the technology, data, and inventions that powered their season. Host Tyler Kern sits down with the innovators, leaders and founders that are taking sports into the future Welcome to a very special Thanksgiving episode of Salary Capped – as always, I’m your host Tyler Kern and […]

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Business Casual: NFL and EA Extend Madden Video Game Contract Through 2026
June 1, 2020

Selling more than 130 million copies since it started in 1989, thus, making it one of two video sports games ever to sell more than 100 million copies, the Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming world for at least the next six years. Recently approving an extension of their […]

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How the ‘Elam Ending’ Changed the NBA All Star Game: Diving Into Data
March 3, 2020

The NBA made big changes to the All Star Game format for 2020, introducing a new ending to the game called the “Elam Ending”. How does this change the game and could it be instituted across the league one day? Find out what TC Riley and Tyler Kern think about it on this episode […]

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